Our Third Anniversary

Last year I was at Basic Training. On this day a year ago I cried. It was my second wedding anniversary. I was tired, alone, and I walked through a room filled with tear gas. Joking aside, it sucked being away from my wife. I love the life I have with Kristin. Spending the last 5 years with her, matured the past three, has made me a happy man, better man....

January 31, 2019 · 1 min · 121 words · Michael Helmers

Mike Learns Photography

Now that we’re in 2019, I’m going to attempt a year long project of becoming a better photographer. Inspired by a post by Dogwood Photography, article here, I want to take at least 52 pictures over the course of 2019. Here is a snippet of what to expect for the first 10 weeks: Week 1 Story Telling: Self-Portrait Take a picture that tells us who you are, without actually showing your face....

January 7, 2019 · 2 min · 324 words · Michael Helmers

A New Year

2018 was a long year. The year started me with leaving Madison, WI to join the Army Reserves. I didn’t come home until August. It’s been a long year. Upon coming home, Kristin (my wife) and I started trying to conceive. We immediately got pregnant and were overjoyed. Then we lost the pregnancy. It’s been a long year. Republicans were finally defeated in Wisconsin’s Gubernatorial race. Wisconsin Republicans immediately passed Lame Duck legislation to cripple the Governor’s office....

January 5, 2019 · 2 min · 219 words · Michael Helmers

Mike Around the Web

Here’s a few of the websites that I run/host: Marriage by Mike Mike Learns Tech HelmersFlix Helmerscloud Mike’s Wiki

January 5, 2019 · 1 min · 19 words · Michael Helmers
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